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Azathioprine (Imuran)

An immunosuppressive agent used in combination with cyclophosphamide and hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), this substance has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
Also Known As:
Imuran; Azathioprine Sodium Salt; Azathioprine Sulfate; Azothioprine; Immuran; Imurel; 1H-Purine, 6-((1-methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-yl)thio)-
Networked: 4423 relevant articles (590 outcomes, 468 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Sandborn, William J: 19 articles (03/2015 - 01/2002)
2. Rutgeerts, Paul: 15 articles (08/2015 - 02/2002)
3. Gisbert, Javier P: 15 articles (05/2015 - 06/2003)
4. Schwab, Matthias: 11 articles (04/2013 - 08/2002)
5. Sandborn, W J: 11 articles (10/2007 - 07/2000)
6. Reinisch, Walter: 10 articles (05/2015 - 10/2005)
7. Pagnoux, Christian: 10 articles (01/2015 - 09/2003)
8. Cosnes, Jacques: 10 articles (11/2013 - 01/2002)
9. Gearry, Richard B: 10 articles (06/2011 - 08/2004)
10. Neurath, Markus F: 9 articles (12/2015 - 04/2003)

Related Diseases

1. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
2. Ulcerative Colitis
3. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
4. Autoimmune Hepatitis
5. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. 6-Mercaptopurine (Mercaptopurine)
2. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
4. Prednisone (Sone)
5. Methotrexate (Mexate)
6. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)
7. Prednisolone (Predate)
8. Steroids
9. infliximab (Remicade)
10. mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Plasmapheresis
2. Remission Induction
3. Kidney Transplantation
4. Plasma Exchange
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)